10,625 Elkridge, MD General Contractors

If you're on the brink of a large home improvement project, remodel, or even building a home from scratch, you'll likely want to hire a general contractor. These professionals manage all aspects of the job to ensure it's being completed on schedule and to your satisfaction, so be sure to check local contractors for reviews, ratings and recommendations to find the right one for your project or new home construction. You can find more general contractors in Baltimore, Columbia, Silver Spring, Ellicott City and Dundalk. More 
Falls Church, VA, US 22046
34 miles from Elkridge
NVS Remodeling & Design, a full service design and build remodeler with showrooms conveniently located in both Manassas and Falls Church, offers our clients top quality designs,... Read More 
Basement Masters (443) 424-2425
Award winning Basement Remodeling and Finishing Company. Licensed and insured, Basements are our specialty.
Washington, DC, US 20007
29 miles from Elkridge
Daniel Steinkoler is the founder and President of Superior Home Services, Inc. Established in 1989, Superior Home Services, Inc. specializes in high end remodeling, new... Read More 
Chantilly, VA, US 20151
46 miles from Elkridge
Family-owned Moss Building and Design has been remodeling homes in Northern Virginia for over a decade. Specializing in: Additions Kitchens Bathrooms Basements Read More 
Pyramid Builders (410) 571-7707
Annapolis, MD, US 21401
18 miles from Elkridge
Founded by Bret Anderson in 1985, Pyramid Builders offers Architects and Homeowners a trusted partner in the esteemed craft of homebuilding. Pyramid specializes in highly detailed... Read More 
Alexandria, VA, US 22312
36 miles from Elkridge
Thorsen Construction Co., Inc. is an award-winning General Contractor that has been serving clients in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. since 1976. Founded by regionally... Read More 
Annapolis, MD, US 21409
19 miles from Elkridge
Consynigy Renovations, projects we are proud of! As a consumer, you have the ability to choose the best residential remodeling company to fit, your project, your family, your... Read More 
SAI Contracting (703) 467-8255
North Arlington, VA, US 22201
31 miles from Elkridge
SAI is an award winning Design/Build firm established in 1994 and serving the DC Metro area. We bring your dreams to life. SAI stands for Service, Action, and Integrity and we... Read More 
Bethesda, MD, US 20814
26 miles from Elkridge
Leading Custom Homebuilder and Remodeler in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Read More 
Baltimore, DC, US 21220
19 miles from Elkridge
We are a woman owned design/renovation company. Charleene Doverspike, has spent the past 26 years fine tuning her skills and perfecting her trade as a designer and contractor. ... Read More 
Lutherville, MD, US 21093
16 miles from Elkridge
Greenleaf Construction combines old-world craftsmanship with the latest sustainable building practices to deliver an unparalleled remodeling experience. We are a collection of... Read More 
Alexandria, VA, US 22301
33 miles from Elkridge
Harry Braswell, Inc. has been renovating luxury homes in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. since 1982. We offer award-winning design-build services and boast significant... Read More 
Basement Masters (443) 424-2425
Rosedale, MD, US 21237
15 miles from Elkridge
Basement Masters - licensed and insured, award winning Basement Remodeling and Finishing Company. Our basement expertise is unbeatable and we probably do more basements than any... Read More 
Sykesville, MD, US 21784
22 miles from Elkridge
We are a small family owned local home building and remodeling company. Started in 1992 by Jerry Hagan and now run by his son Shawn. From custom homes to bathroom and kitchen... Read More 
Glen Echo, MD, US 20812-1207
29 miles from Elkridge
Since 1994, Bethesda Builders Ltd. has been building exceptional custom homes in the Washington DC Area. Our goal is to offer a quality product, personal service, and value that... Read More 
Artwork (202) 321-7540
Washington, DC, US 20002
27 miles from Elkridge
Unlike most contractors I was trained to be an Artist. I have an MFA degree in painting which I earned too many years ago to mention. I realized that I loved contracting when my... Read More 
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What Is a General Contractor?


General contractors are often known as project managers. They oversee the entire remodeling or new home construction project and facilitate all day-to-day tasks that move it toward completion. A local contractor will work with your architect to review plan as you build a house and ensure everything is in place before work is started as well as arrange for permits and necessary inspections. While good local home improvement contractors will have the skills to handle certain tasks onsite, such as carpentry, he or she is also responsible for hiring subcontractors for the majority of jobs, such as electrical work, painting or plumbing. In addition, the general contractor should be onsite regularly to inspect the progress and resolve issues. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of general contractors: Architects & Designers, Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

A quality home contractor is a must for successful completion of a renovation or new construction. Because of this, it's essential that you do your homework before deciding on the right Elkridge, MD general contractor as you build a house. Inspect bids carefully. Was it ready when the contractor promised it? Was the bid for building a home unusually high or low? Each of these things can be very telling: A late bid may reflect timing standards, and an off-the-mark bid could be code for a pricey premium or a deliberate underbid to score the remodeling job. You should call references, review contractor reviews and visit Elkridge, MD completed projects to see if they’re what you expect for your job. Once you do secure your local contractors, read the contract very carefully to be sure everyone is on the same page.

Questions to ask prospective local contractors:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • What qualities do you look for in your subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • What happens when costs exceed budget, whether due to materials or labor pricing changes? What about changes made by the client or by the professionals — what kinds of situations would cause those costs to be incurred?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can your job get done?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?


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